ERIC Number: EJ377615
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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New Directions: Communication Development in Persons with Severe Disabilities.
Goetz, Lori; Sailor, Wayne
Topics in Language Disorders, v8 n4 p41-54 Sep 1988
To produce spontaneous and generalized language use by severely disabled individuals, the language training context and content must be examined. Training methods can better approximate the conditions of natural language use when they involve: generation of spontaneous language responses to effect real-world changes, single performance "trials," and natural conversation partners. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Note: Theme Issue: Language and the Mentally Retarded: Changing Perspectives.